ASOPE Inc.

American Society of Power Engineers, Inc.

Establishing National
Standards for Power Engineers.

Simple Cycle CT Plant Operating Engineer Second Class

Qualifications

  • Minimum age - 20
  • Education - High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Experience - Two years
  • Note: One year time in grade as a Simple Cycle CT Plant Operating
  • Engineer second class may be used for the two years experience for the Combined Cycle CT Plant Operating Engineer 3rd Class
  • Minimum time in previous grade - One Year
  • Examination - Written (Oral or Practical when necessary)
  • Maximum Refrigeration or Air Conditioning (Unsupervised) - 1000 tons

Curriculum at the Minimum:

  • Gas Turbine Cycles
  • Single and Two Shaft Arrangement
  • Exhaust Heat Recovery
  • Combined Cycle
  • Compressors
  • Axial Flow
  • Centrifugal Flow
  • Compressor Stall at Startup
  • Combustion Arrangements
  • Turbine Construction
  • Blade Cooling
  • Turbine Efficiency
  • Exhaust Frame Assembly
  • Gas Turbine Starting Devices
  • Oil Systems
  • Combustion System
  • Fuel Systems and Type Combustors Nozzles/Burners
  • Oil, Gas and Air Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Sealing Systems
  • Purge Systems
  • Primary Air Inlet System
  • Environmental Limits
  • Generator Electrical Theory
  • Basic Refrigeration
  • General Industry Safety